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Pam Leitterman (#47781716)
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Bio Photo My dad: Lou
My mother: Opal

A native of Missouri, now living in California, I grew up knowing a lot of my extended family. Many of us grew up in the same church in which our great-grandmother Stanglein had been a charter member, and we continue to get together for bi-annual family reunions.

As a child I had trouble keeping all of the relatives straight. For example, both of my maternal grandparents had sisters named Amelia, and one also had a sister named Amy. I knew all my first cousins, of course, but did not pay that much attention to the older generation at the time.

Both of my own parents passed away in 2009. That has caused me to think more about my grandparents and great-grandparents, and made me curious to learn more. As my siblings and I have continued to sift through some of our parents' belongings, we have uncovered some great photos and newspaper clippings. Among other things, my mother saved a number of obituaries. At the time, all of of us kids thought her obit clipping was kind of weird, but now I am finding them invaluable as I begin to dabble in genealogy.

It was while doing some web searches on ancestors, that I stumbled across the Find A Grave website. It has been a great resource for me, and a way to honor and remember those I love. I hope it will also be useful to future generations of relatives when they come to a time in their lives that they want to know about more about the family members who have preceded them.
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Scott Yates
Micheal Hopkins - 138670961
Thank you Pam for the correction suggestion. That change has been completed.
Added by Scott Yates on Sep 26, 2016 12:02 PM
Undertaker's Gr-Granddaughter
Carol "Bea"
Thank you for the information. Carol was a good friend of my mom, so I made the memorial for her. I added your information, thanks again. :o)
Added by Undertaker's Gr-Granddaug... on Jun 02, 2016 8:29 PM
Missouri Duv
Edward David Dickeman
Edward and Amelia apparently had another boy...born and died in 1930 The last name is spelled wrong in F/G....Edward David is buried to the left of his sister buried at Glade Chapel
Added by Missouri Duv on Oct 08, 2015 5:55 PM
K. (Salsman) Martin
RE: Asbury Hopkins Memorial

Sorry it has taken awhile to reply. I have been very busy these past few months. I know I am related to Hopkins, however I have not done a lot on work with that particular line as of yet. I will review my information and if there is no connection, I will gladly transfer it to you.

Added by K. (Salsman) Martin on Jun 13, 2015 5:59 PM
DesotoJoe/The Record Man
Margaret Roderique.
That was the date that I saw when I transcribed it years ago. The next time I'm down that way, I will look again, to see if I made an error.
Added by DesotoJoe/The Record Man on Jan 17, 2015 5:10 PM
K. (Salsman) Martin
RE: Asbury Hopkins Memorial
I am not sure at this point if I am related or not. I do have Hopkins in my lineage. I have no problem transferring it, but I will need to figure out how to do it. I will also look and see if this person is already in my tree. when I have more time I will attempt to transfer it to you.
Added by K. (Salsman) Martin on Dec 26, 2014 2:15 PM
Andrew G
Question about the Steidel/Steidle Family
I am researching the Steidel/Steidle family of Charles W Steidel ( 1864-1933) of Cincinnati, Ohio and there is a reference to the St Louis, MO area. Do you have any information that could link the two families?
Thanks in advance.
Added by Andrew G on Nov 12, 2014 9:05 PM
Henry F. Weiss
RE: Oops --
I think I have made the changes. Check it out: Memorial# 38443440
Added by Henry F. Weiss on Aug 30, 2014 3:35 PM
DesotoJoe/The Record Man
Something you might want to delve more into:
Jefferson County Record

January 16, 1913
~Docket for Second Week of Jefferson Co., Circuit Court~
Tuesday, January 21-Eighth Day

Albert MILLER 64 State of Missouri vs. Jennie MERSEAL -concealing birth of child.
Added by DesotoJoe/The Record Man on Aug 14, 2014 2:35 AM
DesotoJoe/The Record Man
Rossi Lester "Slim" Merseal
I found him & added him. His Memorial# 134316834

He isn't buried with her though, because she was his first wife. I have them linked.
Added by DesotoJoe/The Record Man on Aug 14, 2014 12:11 AM
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